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Nov 16, 2009 5:00pm EST
family. >> fred, fred, fred. she ran for vice president of the united states last year, she is running for president next time. let me ask you, fred, if you had to choose between sheer confidence and ability to be the next president, mitt romney, or sarah palin? who is more competent to be the next president, the next republican nominee for president? >> oh, come on, you know i'm not going to answer. i think we've got four or five -- four or five -- >> you said she is not even running. but fred, i caught you. i caught you. he said she is not even running. you -- i caught you right there. your hesitancy. you said she is not a candidate. >> you said who is more qualified. who is more qualified. >> what you've got to understand, it's better to lose with goldwater than to win with rockefeller. when the pendulum comes your way, you want the people you believe in who are going to do the things you went into politics to get done to be there, not just to be in power and say we've got an honor by our name in the white house. >> here is a question for you, fred, and you have been in the campaign
Nov 5, 2009 5:00pm EST
at the pentagon. jim, we said over and over, this is the largest single military base in the united states. this soldier readiness facility isn't just for soldiers, but families. there might have bn a drastically mixed population in there and heavy density of people when this one initial gunman opened up. >> that's right, brian. the general indicated so far it indicates only military personnel and civilian police officers on the base were among the dead or wounded as far as he could tell at this early point. i, too, was intrigued by the fact that the gunmen apparently carried this deadly attack killing 12 people, wounding 31 more with two hand guns. those .9 millimeters only hold 15 rounds apiece. he would have had to apparently reload. it indicates he did have some high level of military expertise. we are being told that the suspect who was shot and killed by civilian or military police was an army major in his 30s. the big question, of course, is why? nobody has a motive at this point according to the general and other people we're talking to. two others in custody, possible suspects, al
Nov 6, 2009 5:00pm EST
tech has confirmed with the united states armyƑi human resources command inxd alexandr that the alleged shooter at ft. hood, texas, once attended virginia tech, end quote. hasan graduated with honors in 1995 with a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry. >>xd in washington, officiar3$ % continue to mourn those who lost their lives in yesterday's shooting. president obama ordered flags on u.s. government buildings to be flown in half-staff. flags will continue to fly at half-staff through veterans day of next week. >>> muslim groups around the country have condemned this shooting. today several religious groups joined together to spread the message of peace. their hope is there is not a backlash of attacks on muslims. >> don't let the individual act of a single individual create fear and tear the country apart. >> we were all attacked yesterday. this was an attack on all americans. it's time for all americans to come together in unity and faith. >> several threats have been made against muslim groups. the fbi is involved. >>> witnesses say hasan shouted "allah akbar" which means god
Nov 20, 2009 5:00pm EST
and everybody in the united states, but each patient is different. when a patient comes in, she is not, to me, t general population. she is that patient. >> reporter: dr. gava says the guidelines are only a recommendation, a patient with a higher risk for developing cervical cancer would be screened earlier in age or more frequently. tamika says she was'nt a high-risk case and if she had missed her screening, she could have gotten her diagnosis too late. >> we possibly wouldn't be here. i wouldn't be here to tell my story. >> reporter: she is lucky. experts will tell that you tamika fielders' case is extremely rare, maybe 1 in a million cases of cervical cancer happen to young women. what is more likely to happen she gets a positive pap smear and goes through unnecessary treatment. one thing doctors tell us, cervical cancer is a slow-growing disease. if a patient does miss one year of screening, doctors say it can still be caught at an early stage in their next test. >> this has been such a busy and confusing week. we've got the mammography recommendations. these are two completely different stu
Nov 18, 2009 5:00pm EST
the united states? there are your choices. i'll tell but that. no hurricane coming our way, by the way. i'll tell you how wet it will be tomorrow. >> we'll see you in a bit. thank you. >>> next week millions of people will be hitting the road for thanksgiving. aaa released its holiday travel forecast this morning. you can expect long lines at the airport and traffic troubles on our roads. eun yang reports from national airport. >> reporter: aaa calls it a growth in consumer confidence, a projected 4.1% increase in overall travel over the thanksgiving holiday this year. >> although it may seem slight, last year travel was down 25%. so the actual swing is more than 1.4% when you compare it to last year. >> reporter: but air travel is expected to decline by 6.7%, coinuing a downward trend that started in 2000 when it dropped an alarming 62%. travelers say high ticket prices, fewer flights and added fees make for a costly endeavor. >> i hate to pay $22 a bag. my boys wanted their own suitcase and i'm so glad i didn't. >> they are charging you an extra fee for the time you travel, on the parti
Nov 9, 2009 5:00pm EST
temperature outside 63 degrees. the last time our hurricane, the latest that a hurricane has hit the united states, back in 1925. november 30th. there was a hurricane, ida is a hurricane. came ashore in tampa, florida. a lot of 60s. a lot of leftover mild air in the east. look at down south too, where the clouds are and still some humidity. jacksonville and miami,s dew points are in the 60s so that tropical moisture from ida and there you could see is coming ashore. the overall jet pattern is well to our north. this storm will not get picked up and move through the ohio valley, rather maintain its own circulation. as it does bend arounden a big area of high pressure building near us and to our north will keep it well to the south. there you could see and i'll zoom right in, there i the center of what's left of the eye as it's interacting with the land more and more, losing strength. winds right now still 70 miles an hour. near the mountains of the mississippi moving to the north at 18 miles an hour but there is that other tropical band. typical of tropical systems moving into the panhandle
Nov 10, 2009 5:00pm EST
slow to move off the coast and probably into saturday not get out of the eastern united states. because of all the rain that's fallen, there are flood watches and flash flood warnings out. atlanta, georgia, had over 56 inches of rain this year. way above average. that's the reason folks down there are concerned about more rain. ey don't need anymore. here is the leading edge of that area of rain which continues to be stuck there. we've got dry air in on us because of high pressure to our north. at the same time all this moisture of what had been ida continues to flow up to south carolina, north carolina and eventually will be getting in here. primarily, i think for southern maryland, northern maryland and pennsylvania probably stay dry. look at fletcher, north carolina, over 1.5 inches of rain and asheville also had rain. overnight tonight, high pressure continueto build to our north. at the same time low pressure from ida slowly moves off the coast. the result will be strong, chilly northeasterly winds for the next couple of days and most of the heavy rain staying well to our south. th
Nov 12, 2009 5:00pm EST
were cut with a knife. secret service says the suspect lives in the united states and had come to the embassy about 11:30 in the morning to get information how he could return to togo. police say the man became agitated when speaking to employees, brandished a knife and began attacking them. other employees wrestled the man to the floor and held him until authorities arrived. the unusual incident attracted intense media interest. a man who answered the door at the togo embassy said there would be no comment to television cameras. togo's ambassador was not present during the incident. a suspect and three embassy employees were all taken to george washington hospital. there were no life-threatening injuries reported. >> tom sherwood, thanks. >>> police continue their search for a killer who gunned down a man yesterday afternoon. george rawlings was shot to death as he boarded a metro bus in the 1400 block of northeast. he just attended the fushl of a friend murdered on halloween. according to a police source, rawlings was not a witness to his friend's killing, but did feel threat
Nov 13, 2009 5:00pm EST
in the united states. the trial of khalid sheikh muhammad and four other september 11th suspects will be held in a federal courthouse in new york city, just blocks from ground zero. >> i fully expect to direct prosecutors to seek the death penalty against each of the alleged 9/11 conspiraciors. >> five other guantanamo detainees, including the suspect in the bombing of the "uss cole" will face charges in military court. >> david gregory, moderator of "meet the press" joins us in the studio. why this decision and what are the political ramifications? >> there is a lot of criticism from republicans and even some democrats who think this is a disruptive process to be in a civilian court. there ought to be military commissions. in many ways, i think this is a rebuttal by this administration to the previous administration. with the obama team is saying, we can't handle this in our courts. we can bring these criminals to justice in our criminal justice system, not just the military system. i think there is a political statement being made and aattempt to bring accountability to this and do it block
Nov 17, 2009 5:00pm EST
recommended that the united states call for a complete moratorium andatching al atntic bluefin tuna in the atlantic. >> reporter: consumers can help. to save the bluefin tuna, environmental groups are getting people to stop eating it in ndon they locked t restaurant there to get their point across. in washington, spice's on connecticut avenue stopped serving bluefin tuna. >> if enough people speak to restaurateurs, they will pay reporter: there areer fin the sushi menu struggling to keep up with our appetite. to help you make better choices, the monterey bay aquarium as a sushi guy. you can download it to your pda and tell you what to avoid. in san francisco, one restaurant hands out the guide with its menu. it's come up with a greater alternative to the overfished species. chef lu ended up using an abundant alternative to the freshwater eel. we have so many choices. making the right ones is crucial if we are going to stop overconsuming our world. >> for more information about the almost-extinct sushi go to and search going green. tonight onbc "nightly news" the am
Nov 30, 2009 5:00pm EST
dramatically across the united states in just the past year. >> reporter: same-sex marriages are now legal in five states. iowa, massachusetts, vermont, connecticut and new hampshire. historic vote tomorrow. >> all right, tom, thanks a lot. >> thank you, tom. >>> coming up a congressional invite for the white house party crashers. >> jim vance and doreen gentzler are next with news4 at 6:00. >>> statement from tiger woods today regarding how last week's car crash will affect his playing schedule. >>> a water main break caused part of a flood montgomery county to crumble today. >>> the police are still looking for a gunman who killed four officers from a coffee shop. >>> michaela and tareq salahi are accused of showing up
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